Events

Presentation by Sergei Mazov entitled "Soviet Policy in West Africa as an episode of the Cold War"

On May 12, 2002, Cold War International History Project Fellow Sergei Mazov delivered a presentation on the Soviet Union's Africa policy, drawing on recently declassified Kremlin and KGB documents. This is a synopsis of his remarks.

Empowering Local Peacebuilders: Strategies for Effective Engagement of Local Actors in Peace Operations

This USIP publication features, "Getting the Right People in the Room: The Burundi Leadership Training Program" by Howard Wolpe and Africa Program Director, Steve McDonald.

Uganda at Risk

Voice of America's Serena Parker reports on a recent Wilson Center conference, featuring Joel Barkan and Amb. Johnnie Carson on the political future of Uganda. Filed on June 29, 2005. Tune in via the Voice of America website.

Assessing the Nigerian Elections: Can Democracy Emerge from a Badly Flawed Process?

Because of the significance of Nigeria to the entire African continent, and because of growing concern that the United States had paid insufficient attention to the signs of growing tensions and instability within Nigeria on the lead-up to the 2007 national elections, a consortium of primarily Washingtonbased institutions (the Wilson Center, the Center for Strategic and International Studies, the Africa Program at John Hopkins’ School for Advanced and International Studies, and the Council on Foreign Relations) organized a series of programs designed to engage both Nigerian and American policymakers in an examination of “The Pending Nigerian Elections: A Step Toward Democratic Consolidation or Descent into Chaos?”

Wilson Roundtable: Countdown to Copenhagen

Geoff Dabelko, Director, Environmental Change and Security Program at the Woodrow Wilson Center, Michael MacCracken of the Climate Institute, and John Broder of the New York Times

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